PizzaRev offers Black Friday shoppers special offers

PizzaRev announced it is hosting its largest system-wide deal of the year this Black Fridayby serving $5 pizzas at its 28 locations across California, Colorado, Texas, Utah, South Dakota and Minnesota.


Fazoli's hits refresh with menu overhaul and elevated service

With guest frequency below where he wants it to be, Fazoli's CEO Carl Howard asked his customers what it would take to get them in the door more often. The result is a revamped menu and service that looks more like casual dining than fast casual.

North Dakota oil boom spurs fast casual restaurant growth

Thanks at least in part to its energy sector, it makes sense for North Dakota to be on the radar for restaurant developers.

Pizza Inn Holdings Inc. hopes investors will RAVE about new name

Pizza Inn Holdings Inc., the parent company of Pie Five Pizza Co. and Pizza Inn, has announced that it is changing its name to RAVE Restaurant Group Inc., reflecting the company's transition to a multi-brand group.

Pie Five CEO: Fast casual pizza 'solves a problem for consumers'

Exec's intention is to become the "leading, preeminent fast casual brand in the pizza space."

CEO: Pie Five will 'change the way people think of pizza'

Pizza Inn's sister concept celebrates first anniversary as part of the growing fast casual space.

Fast Casual releases 2012 Top 100 Movers & Shakers

The Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers ranks the top concepts, people, technology, menu and innovation trends that impacted the segment in 2011.

Piada: Fast casual Italian style

The fast casual concept has a menu focused on Italian street food.

Hot Italian serves up high style sustainability

While the restaurant industry is among the slowest to go green, Hot Italian proves LEED certification is red hot.

Pizza Executive Summit 2011 announces speakers, agenda

The Pizza Executive Summit, an exclusive executive-only event produced by NetWorld Alliance and hosted by, has finalized its keynote speaker, presenters and agenda. The third annual Summit is scheduled for June 26-28 in Chicago at the Sofitel Water Tower....

Of mice and men … and pizzerias

Business ethics, or lack of them, apparently has made its way into the world of pizza in a Philadelphia suburb. A pizzeria owner had a problem with mice that, for whatever reason, he blamed on two competitors in the neighborhood.

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MOD Pizza celebrates 7th birthday with 'Spreading MODness' 2015

MOD Pizza is celebrating its seventh birthday and the Thanksgiving holiday with its "Spreading MODness" 2015 campaign.

Uncle Maddio's Pizza expands plans for Orlando

Uncle Maddio's Pizza announced it has signed an agreement to open an additional restaurant in Orlando.

Grimaldi's Pizzeria to open first Tennessee location

Grimaldi's Pizzeria announced it will open its first restaurant in Tennessee.

PizzaRevs signs agreement to open stores in Arizona

PizzaRev announced that it has signed a multi-unit development agreement with Fire Em Up LLC to develop the brand across Arizona.

Pie Five Pizza to add up to 20 more Florida locations

Pie Five Pizza announced another Florida development deal with up to 20 new locations in the Tampa market.

Q1 sales up at Pie Five, down at Pizza Inn

Total revenue increased 28.6 percent to $14.5 million compared to $11.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015.

MOD Pizza introduces new non-GMO pizza dough flour

MOD Pizza announced it is building on its commitment to high quality ingredients through a partnership with King Arthur Flour Company, the nation's oldest flour company.

Uncle Maddio's opens first Maryland store

Uncle Maddio's Pizza is continuing its expansion in the Northeast and opened its first Maryland restaurant in Frederick.

Firenza launches national expansion plans

Firenza Pizza announced it plans to open as many as 15-20 new restaurants in 2016, and approximately 20-30 annually thereafter.

Pie Five to open 10th Kansas location

Pie Five Pizza will open its first Hutchinson, Kansas, location Friday.

PizzaRev inks deal for NJ franchise development

PizzaRev announced that it signed a franchise agreement to develop franchise locations across New Jersey,

Pie Five Pizza debuting second Minnesota location

Pie Five Pizza will open its second Minnesota location today in the Twin Cities.

Pie Five launching new stores in FL, MD

Pie Five Pizza will open two new locations, one in Florida and another in Maryland.

Cicis unveils new logo, brand positioning, prototype design

Cicis is going "Beyond Pizza" with a refreshed brand identity. The chain unveiled its new branding along with its newly identified core brand positioning of "Feeding Individuality.'

PizzaRev debuts prosciutto with fig balsamic pizza

PizzaRev has introduced its Prosciutto with Fig Balsamic pizza, combining thinly sliced, slowly cured prosciutto with a fig balsamic finish.

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